Responsibilities: The successful candidate is a master educator with a passion for teaching history and social studies and a special interest and proficiency in World History and/or European History. The teacher’s lessons are student-centered and infused with both theory and practice, and they skillfully incorporate technology and creativity. Other responsibilities and competencies include:
Teaching five classes, including at least three sections of World History and other electives or core courses which could include AP European History, Economics, or other individually-designed courses reflecting the candidate’s passion and expertise
Designing classes that focus on both the fundamentals of course material and authentic applications of lessons in support of the Ravenscroft mission to “nurture individual potential and prepare students to thrive in a complex and interdependent world”
Exhibiting superior teaching skills that demonstrate best practices, including inquiry-based learning, differentiated instruction, and facilitation
Promoting a school culture that values and supports a diverse, inclusive, supportive, and ethical school culture
Advising approximately 12 students and facilitating the integration of Ravenscroft’s “Lead from Here” curriculum
Demonstrating effective technology skills, including the ability to use Ravenscroft’s learning management system (Canvas)
Serving on committees and/or leading an active student club
Demonstrating a growth mindset and the ability to receive feedback, adapt to different learners’ needs, and become a valued colleague in a strong and cohesive department
Bachelor’s degree in History/Social Studies or History/Social Studies Education, MA in History/Social Studies or MEd/MAT in History/Social Studies highly desirable; experience teaching World History or other social studies courses preferred.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Ravenscroft School
Ravenscroft School is an independent coeducational day school offering a broad curriculum in the liberal arts with numerous advanced classes and an emphasis on best-practices teaching methods at every level. Founded in 1862, the school enrolls 1160 students in grades pre-K through twelve who demonstrate high standards of conduct as well as the capability of achieving success in a rigorous academic program.
Ravenscroft School Mission Statement: "The Ravenscroft community, guided by our legacy of excellence, nurtures individual potential and prepares students to thrive in a complex and interdependent world."